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Future in doubt for young cyclist following horrific crash

Update: November, 20/2014 - 09:26

HCM CITY (VNS) — Cyclist Nguyen Thi Tha may have to retire at the age of 19 because of multiple injuries.

Doctors said that her injuries are very serious, making it difficult for her to return to competition.

Tha, from An Giang Province, fell down during the women's mass start event at the National Games on Sunday. She has suffered four broken ribs and a damaged kidney, while her liver and spleen are bruised.

The cycling event finished with Tha's sister and Asian Games silver medallist Nguyen Thi That taking the gold medal. — VNS

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